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. this is -- >> and mitt romney's been here nine times, as well. >> that's right. >> never done a single public event. >> right. >> belva: has anybody done a real public event? >> the president early on did -- and this shows the importance of silicon valley again, some town hall meetings at facebook, he did one at linkedin. he's done a couple of events. maybe that one at solyndra that he doesn't want to remember now. but the fact is that there were very, very few public events, in the bay area, it was all about money, particularly money from silicon valley. >> the old days, politicians would come, you could go to the -- >> that's all gone. that's over. >> belva: so, the access to these candidates, by the average voter, is -- has disappeared. >> the average voter needed a minimum of $100 to get into any of these things, certainly in the bay area. >> a lot in minority communities on each spectrum, if they are the donors, those hosts of th e these, or they are the common voters wanting to get access and not being able to do that. >> president obama having round table discussions $40,000 a head with the
're going to see just how close you came. paul, you want to take a swing at it? >> mitt romney will survive the challenge from newt gingrich and barack obama will win narrowly re-election with 290 electoral votes. >> specific. >> he will win the state of ohio on the strength of saving the auto industry. >> belva: well, paul. >> wow! impressive. >> i was a little too conservative. >> belva: well, you were wrong on the electoral vote, at least. >> i didn't get florida for him. in that column. >> belva: so, what are your thoughts now? what made you so sure that this was going to be our future? >> a couple of things. no incumbent president -- there's a lot of noise we hear day-to-day in political coverage, this person made this gaffe or that person had this many people at their rally, but the truth is, no incumbent president who has not had a challenge from his own party in the primary has lost re-election since 1932, herbert hoover. it is almost impossible to defeat an incumbent president when his party is unified. second, the auto bailout was enormous. i lived in ohio. i have family in cincin
know, i had both the obama and romney apps on my phone. it was amazing the volume of information that i had literally, if i wanted to go and canvas for a democrat, i could sit there and know first name, last initial, age, knock on their door and there would be a little script, hello, spencer m. and then the script might have been tailored based on other information that chicago speak had on you. >> this seems like, again, not that different from what we've done in the past, using different technology. so i still get the mailers at my house that are targeting me because of how i'm -- what district i'm in, how i'm registered, what they know about me. like you said, what we're subscribing to, other things. they just have more information. >> there was a great "new york times" magazine article saying they knew you were pregnant before you did. >> we have a huge new market. >> it's scary, isn't it? i don't know if this sounds so good. >> it depends on -- but also i think more information is better in the sense if you're aware this is happening, perhaps you can take a couple of steps to do so
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